Joseph Roth (1894–1939) was the great elegist of the cosmopolitan culture that flourished in the dying days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He published several books and articles before his untimely death at the age of 44. Roth’s writing has been admired by J. M. Coetzee, Jeffrey Eugenides, Elie Wiesel, and Nadine Gordimer, among many others.
ARTICLES FEATURING JOSEPH
Joseph Roth, “The Hotel Years”
Joseph Roth’s work is so intimately preoccupied with modernity that no account of the cultural history of the era would be complete without it....